Our people

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Passionate, skilled and innovative

Passionate, skilled and innovative people make up the NTGPE family.

We offer training and support services to GP registrars, GP supervisors and training posts. To do this our people are skilled in medical education, management, administration, finance, counselling and well being, marketing and communications, events management, human resource management  and information technology.

There are about 45 full time staff and a 15 casual medical educators and assessors.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Stephen is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd.
Darwin, NT

Stephen is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd. For the last 19 years Stephen worked at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, most recently for seven years as a senior executive with responsibility for finance, budget, campus services, planning and facilities. Stephen has over 26 years’ experience in higher education, both in government (Canberra) and in universities in a variety of roles. In addition, while in Brisbane Stephen was a Director of a university innovation company as well as a Director on the boards of a private school, an aged care service and a hospital.

Stephen is very interested in education and health and, in particular, improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people. This will be the second time Stephen has worked in the NT; previously working as a labourer in Gove in the early 1980s before commencing university studies. Stephen has tertiary qualifications in science and economics and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • Executive management
  • NTGPE strategic plan
  • Risk management
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategic health plan
  • Reconciliation action plan
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Executive Manager Education and Support
Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement.
Darwin

Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement. She has been involved in the strategic direction of NTGPE since 2008 and currently sits at an executive level within the organisation. Christine’s role oversees the operational management of the GP registrar, GP supervisor and practice accreditation and pastoral care programs.

  • Operational management of programs (GP registrars, GP supervisor, practice accreditation and pastoral care)
  • Quality assurance
  • Continuous improvement
  • Bi-College accreditation

Qualifications

Associate Diploma Education (Adult/Vocational) and Cert IV Workplace Training

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Executive Assistant to CEO
Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO.
Darwin

Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO. She is also responsible for business and secretariat support to the NTGPE’s Board and its directors. She has been with NTGPE since 2009 progressing into the role she has today. Belle has a particular interest in the progress of closing the gap in health status between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

  • Executive administration support
  • NTGPE Board secretariat
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Supervisor Liasion Officer
Anne is a supervisor liasion officer for NTGPE who acts as a go-between NTGPE and GP supervisors.
Darwin, NT
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Graphics & Communications Development Officer
Experience in graphic design, film editing and websites makes Angela an invaluable member of the marketing and communications team at NTGPE.
Darwin

Experience in graphic design, film editing and websites makes Angela an invaluable member of the marketing and communications team at NTGPE. Angela is happiest when she is creating in the Adobe creative suite software. Her long history with the organisation is beneficial when working on the future direction of the look and feel of the organisation.

  • Graphic design
  • Website editing
  • Film and sound editing
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GP Registrar Support Officer
Ashleigh is responsible for GP registrar support specifically with the ECTVs.
Darwin, NT

Ashleigh works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program. Ashleigh's focus is planning external clinical teaching visits (ECTV) for GP registrars with medical educators.

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GP Registrar Support Officer
Caitlyn works alongside the other GP registrar support officers, and focuses specifically on organising training advisor meetings.

Caitlyn works alongside the other GP registrar support officers, and focuses specifically on organising training advisor meetings. These meetings are crucial to maintaining a high standard of training support and direction for GP registrars.

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GP Registrar Support Officer
Claire is on maternity leave, returning January 2019.
Darwin

Claire works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program. Claire’s focus is planning external clinical teaching visits (ECTV) for GP registrars with medical educators. Claire has a strong background in travel which is beneficial to her busy role which involves coordinating medical educators and registrars to meet throughout the territory.

  • ECTVs
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Receptionist
Diane is the first point of contact for NTGPE in her role of customer service and administration support.
Darwin

Diane is the first point of contact for NTGPE in her role of customer service and administration support. Diane was borin in Alice Springs and has spent most of her life in Darwin.

  • Customer service
  • Administration
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Director of Training
Dr Carson is the Director of Training and is involved specifically in the training components of medical education at NTGPE.
Darwin, NT

Bronwyn has a long history working in health care in the NT.  Bronwyn is involved specifically in the training components of medical education. She is passionate about the provision of excellent health services to people in rural and remote Australia and training people to deliver these services.

  • Education leadership
  • Training post compliance
  • Training policy compliance
  • ME recruitment
  • Training activity performance reviews
  • Practice OSCE oversight
  • Completion of training
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Training advisor meetings
  • GP tracks support

Qualifications:

FRACGP, BMBS, MPH, GCCE, BMus, BA

Hours:

Part time 0.6 FTE - Mon , Thu, Fri am

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Medical Educator
Video ECTV support and analysis.
Darwin, NT
Qualifications:

BAppSc (Phty), MBBS (Hons), DRANZCOG, DCH, FRACGP

Hours:

Darwin FTE 0.3

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Chairperson
Dr Emma Kennedy is a practicing general practitioner and has made a major contribution to medical education in the Northern Territory.
Darwin, NT

Dr Emma Kennedy is a practicing general practitioner and has made a major contribution to medical education in the Northern Territory. Emma has lectured for the Northern Territory Clinical School, Flinders University and Sydney University. Emma has held medical educator positions with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Northern Territory General Practice Education.

Appointed: 08/08/2006

Qualifications: BMBS, MFM, FRACGP, Dip RACOG